2005 News Story

Ka’abah washed in preparation for upcoming Hajj

On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Makkah Province Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulaziz today carried out the ceremonial washing of the Ka'abah in preparation for the 1426 Hajj. A number of senior officials, Ulema (Muslim scholars) and members of the accredited Islamic diplomatic corps to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participated in the ceremony.